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-Cost of living
-Downtown renewal
-Healthcare

Cons

-Economy
-Crime rates
-Heat and humidity


What Bert Has To Say About Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area


Shreveport is a commercial and cultural center for northwest Louisiana, northeast Texas, and southern Arkansas. In the early 20th century, the area experienced a major oil boom which then declined through the century. Recently a new riverfront entertainment district with nightlife and casinos and a new convention center have revitalized downtown Shreveport.

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Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border See Local Real Estate
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City: Bossier City
Zip Codes: 71111, 71112, ... 3 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Bossier City


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Bossier City is 6.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bossier City jobs have Decreased by 0.24 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bossier City's cost of living is 7.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Bossier City's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Bossier City's population is 68,094 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.16 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Bossier City is $151,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.38%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Bossier City public schools spend $9,847 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Bossier City. Learn more...

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Bossier City Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Bossier City. Home Appreciation is up 2.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Bossier City Real Estate.
The median home price in Bossier City is $151,800. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  12/21/2017
White Flight

Bossier City is pretty much where people from Shreveport go when they get fed up with the crime, dysfunction, and high taxes over there. That said, it is no paradise. ... (Read More)

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  12/3/2016
Better than Shreveport, but only slightly

This is sort of the "good side" of the Red River. A little safer than Shreveport, but not by much! Has some modern stores and livable apartments. Just be wary of who... (Read More)

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  9/14/2014
It's all right

Lived here for 7 years, ready to leave, mind you. There are a number of colleges including a state university branch. It gets terribly hot and humid in the summer with... (Read More)

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